Could US overtake Saudi Arabia as world’s top oil exporter?

The country saw a ‘spectacular growth’ of 2.2m barrels per day last year

Scotland to hire experts in key markets to drive energy exports

The US, Mexico, India, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia have been identified as having significant growth opportunities in oil and gas

Sun goes in on Saudi Arabia’s $200bn solar plans

The nation is now concentrating on developing a broader, more practical strategy to boost renewables

US surpasses Saudi Arabia as world’s top crude oil producer

The trend is expected to continue for the rest of the year as well as through 2019

UK commits £21.5m for carbon capture and storage

It is part of an international challenge with Saudi Arabia and Mexico to invest in new ways of reducing the cost of the technology so it can be commercially viable

UK and Saudi Arabia team up on cleantech

The countries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on developing new clean energy technologies

US-Saudi Arabia ink carbon capture agreement

The US and Saudi Arabia have agreed to work together on technologies designed to reduce carbon dioxide from fossil fuel projects. They have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework for co-operation in the areas of clean fossil fuels and carbon management. That includes carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), supercritical carbon […]

Saudi Arabia announces 100% clean energy megacity

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a $500 billion (£377.4bn) megacity, which will be powered entirely by renewable energy. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has already named the city ‘NEOM’ and has suggested it will span 26,500 square kilometres, an area 33 times larger than New York. Situated at the country’s borders with Jordan […]

Energy-saving makes a splash in Saudi Arabia

An energy solutions provider has been awarded $2.5 million (£1.9m) for desalination projects in Saudi Arabia. Energy Recovery’s technology uses pressure energy that would otherwise be wasted to slash power consumption and help increase the lifespan of pumps used to create clean water. This is performed with 98% efficiency and without using any electrical power. […]

Oil price falls after OPEC extends production cuts

The price of oil fell by nearly 5% after OPEC nations agreed to extend their current deal yesterday to limit production by nine months. According to analysts, Brent crude oil plunged $2.60 (£2) to $51.36 (£40) a barrel this morning. The 14 member states, led by Saudi Arabia, were joined by 11 other exporter nations, […]